San Francisco

Marcus examines the infamous murder of Harvey Milk, rides along with the San Jose police to uncover the fear and greed which created the Vigilance Committee during the gold rush, and gets inside the mind of ...

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The San Francisco Chronicle

Marcus meets with Zodiac reporter Kevin Fagan in the newsroom to review letters written by fanatics still drawn to the case today.

901 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103

 
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Theater District Cab Ride (Presidio Heights)

Marcus takes a cab ride with amateur detective Tom Voigt to the site of the only Zodiac murder that took place in the San Francisco city limits.

Intersection of Cherry St and Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94118

 
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Santa Clara University

Marcus meets with crossword puzzle creator and Santa Clara math professor Byron Walden to better understand the inner workings of a puzzle-maker’s mind.

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053

 
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The Castro District

Marcus takes a walk through the "gay ghetto" to see how the area has changed since Harvey Milk’s days.

Castro St, San Francisco, CA

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Human Rights Campaign Action Center & Store

Marcus pays a visit to the former site of Castro Camera, the shop Harvey Milk ran in the 1970s. Today, a plaque and mural stand dedicated to the self-proclaimed "mayor of Castro Street."

575 Castro St, San Francisco, CA

 
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ZipTrek

Marcus takes a zip line tour through Downtown in order to see the city from a different angle.

1 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94101

 
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City Hall

Marcus takes a stroll through the building where Harvey Milk was shot, stopping to see the bust of Milk displayed at the top of the lobby stairs.

1 Dr. Calton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102

 
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Harvey Milk Academy

Marcus meets with Assemblyman and Harvey Milk contemporary Tom Ammiano outside of the academy erected in Milk’s honor.

4235 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

 
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Situation Room at Dept of Emergency Management

Marcus stops in to see Anne Kronenberg and talk about her days working as Harvey Milk’s campaign manager.

1011 Turk St, San Francisco, CA 94109

 
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Site of Fort Gunnybags (Vigilance Committee HQ)

Marcus pays a visit to this national landmark where the Vigilance Committee plaque still stands and meets with historian Mary Ann Irwin, an expert on the Gold Rush Era in California.

243 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94111

 
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Sutter Creek

Tour guide Gabby Price takes Marcus to pan for gold along the river where the Gold Rush first began.

Highway 49; Sutter Creek, CA 95685

 
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San Jose Police Department

Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers President Jim Spence meets Marcus outside of the police department to explain the connection between his organization and the police in tracking down violators of the law.

201 West Mission St, San Jose, CA 95110

 
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Golden Gate Bridge

Marcus goes for a run along the San Francisco Bay and stops to write from a perch overlooking this historic city landmark.

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94129-0601

 
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The Embarcadero

Marcus strolls along this waterfront boardwalk, passing rows of warehouses that date back to the Gold Rush days - some of which hold ties to a member of the Vigilance Committee.

Begins at Intersection of 2nd St. and King St., San Francisco, CA

 
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Alcatraz

Marcus boards a ferry to “The Rock” and tours the grounds of history’s most famed prison, including rows of barred cells.

Alcatraz Island

 

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